by Alex K., 3rd grade

Here are some steps and pictures to get on a flight simulator in Google Earth.

Step one: open Google Earth


Step two: choose  from the menu at the top of the screen.

Step three: click on 

Step four: choose your plane and airport


Step five: to take off, hold down the “fn” key while using the forward arrow key.

Step six: use your arrow keys to guide your plane.


Use these keys to help you control the simulator:

  • “H” = show or hide the green flying guides
  • “G” = make the landing gear go up or down
  • “Spacebar” = pause the flight
  • “ESC” = restart the flight
  • “C” = stop spinning if you’re turning round and round

The green guides help you know when you’re spinning